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Resources

Intro: On this page you will find resources about digital accessibility and other issues that the Law Office of Lainey Feingold works on. These resources are for informational purposes only and inclusion does not imply endorsement by Lainey Feingold or the Law Office of Lainey Feingold. Links on this page will take you to web sites that may not have the same privacy or accessibility policies as this site. Please contact us if you know of a resource that you think should be added to this list.

Accessible Information and Technology Centers and Organizations

You may also be interested in Digital Accessibility Consultants

Accessible Pedestrian Signals

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Accessible Prescription Information (Talking Prescription Labels)

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Alternative Format Vendors

The following vendors, listed in alphabetical order, provide alternative formats for large financial and healthcare institutions and other entities. The vendors listed here have provided accessible formats pursuant to settlement agreements reached as a result of the Structured Negotiation process or are otherwise recommended. Alternative formats include braille, audio CD and MP3, accessible PDF and other electronic documents, and large print. Not all vendors provide all formats.

Visit the Alternative Format Press Release Category and the Alternative Format Settlements Category to learn more about institutions who are providing their visually impaired customers with information they can read independently.

Standards for large print documents can be found in the Best Practices and Guidelines for Large Print Documents issued by the American Council of the Blind.

Standards for braille documents can be found on the website of the Braille Authority of North America (BANA)

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Captioning and Audio Description Resources

Note: The terms “audio description” and “video description” are used interchangeably in the disabled community. The terms refer to verbal description of visual aspects of live entertainment, films and streaming content. Description (also referred to as narration) provides accessibility to people who cannot see visual content.

Consultants on the Digital Accessibility Consultants list below may also provide captioning and description services.

Digital (Web and Mobile) Accessibility Consultants

Usability Testing

In addition to providing evaluation and remediation services, most of the organizations listed above provide usability testing by disabled people, a critical aspect of accessibility. The following are not-for-profit organizations that also offer usability testing. Several offer remote testing so site/app owners can view the testing from wherever they are:

Another private company focused on usability testing is WeCo Digital Accessibility Services.

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Digital (Web and Mobile) Accessibility Information on LFLegal

You can find the following digital accessibility resources on this website (LFLegal.com)

Digital Accessibility Resources

Significant resources about web and mobile accessibility are available on the web. Here is a small sampling.

Books about Web Accessibility

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U.S. Disability Rights Laws

There is a wealth of disability rights legal information on the web. Here is a sampling.

Disability Rights Legal Organizations

The following organizations are comprised of disabled lawyers and law students practicing different types of law, not exclusively disability rights:

Structured Negotiation

WordPress Accessibility

If you are building a blog or small website, chose WordPress (LFLegal.com is a WordPress website). WordPress has a strong accessibility community and a growing number of what are called “WordPress accessibility ready themes” Other popular web builders result in sites that are not accessible to everyone. Support accessibility when chosing a website creation tool. Resources on accessible WordPress include